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North Macedonia PM Zaev calls for early election, blasts EU

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A "disappointed and outraged" North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says he will propose an early election in the face of the European Union's decision...
Oct. 19, 2019

Hong Kong protesters pray, gird for unauthorized rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. Supporters...
Oct. 19, 2019

UK lawmakers ponder Brexit decision in historic session

LONDON (AP) — In their first weekend session in 37 years, British lawmakers in Parliament debated whether to accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed new divorce deal with the European...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Anti-Brexit protesters march through London

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are marching through London as lawmakers debate Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Turkish proxy forces clash with Syria's Kurds

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 2:00 p.m. A war monitor group says Turkey-backed Syrian fighters have clashed in several locations with...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Anti-Brexit protesters converge on London

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Thousands of Brexit opponents are gathering in central London to call for Britain to remain part of the...
Oct. 19, 2019

Egypt reveals details of 30 ancient coffins found in Luxor

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities authority has revealed the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins recently discovered in the southern city of Luxor. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the...
Oct. 19, 2019

Kurdish forces, Turkey exchange blame for continued fighting

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey exchanged blame on Saturday for fighting that has rattled a U.S.-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria, as the Kurds appealed to Vice...
Oct. 19, 2019

Millions march in Iraq in annual Arbaeen Shiite pilgrimage

KARBALA, Iraq (AP) — Millions of pilgrims made their way on foot to the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday for the Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen, regarded as the largest...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Turkey says 41 suspected IS members re-captured

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Turkey's interior minister says 41 suspected Islamic State members were re-captured after fleeing a...
Oct. 19, 2019

Japan's team takes on South Africa in World Cup knockout

TOKYO (AP) — Before each match, Michael Leitch and his Japan squad have left the field in a battle-like formation after their warmup, each man in widening ranks behind the...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Gulf gov'ts warn travelers over Lebanon protests

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in Lebanon (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Arab Gulf nations are encouraging their citizens to leave Lebanon amid violent nationwide protests over...
Oct. 19, 2019

Lebanon's Nasrallah says he's against government resignation

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader says he doesn't support the government's resignation amid nationwide protests calling for politicians to step down over a deepening economic crisis. Hassan Nasrallah...
Oct. 19, 2019

Afghan village bury its dead after mosque bombing kills 62

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Funerals are being held in eastern Afghanistan for the victims of Friday's deadly bomb blast in a village mosque which killed 62 people during prayers. Attahullah...
Oct. 19, 2019

South Sudan opposition leader returns to meet with president

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar has returned to the country to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to...
Oct. 19, 2019

UK lawmakers to vote on whether to delay Brexit decision

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given...
Oct. 19, 2019

England beats Australia 40-16 to reach Rugby World Cup semifinals

OITA, Japan (AP) — England beats Australia 40-16 to reach Rugby World Cup semifinals.
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Opposition leader opposes Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10 a.m. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has told Parliament that the Brexit deal on which lawmakers are voting risks jobs,...
Oct. 19, 2019

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn tells Parliament Brexit deal risks jobs, rights, environment and health service

LONDON (AP) — Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn tells Parliament Brexit deal risks jobs, rights, environment and health service.
Oct. 19, 2019

Swiss to elect new legislature, as polls suggest Green gains

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters elect their parliament this weekend, a challenge for the populist right that has been dominant until now and an opportunity for green parties as environmental...
Oct. 19, 2019

15 dead after Russian dam collapse floods dormitories

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say at least 15 people are dead after a dam at a Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers' dormitories. The Emergencies...
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: Johnson says Brexit can heal rift in UK politics

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:50 a.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Parliament that his new Brexit deal can heal the rift in...
Oct. 19, 2019

British Prime Minister tells Parliament new Brexit deal can heal rift in British politics.

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister tells Parliament new Brexit deal can heal rift in British politics.
Oct. 19, 2019

The Latest: UK lawmakers to vote to delay Brexit approval

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his Brexit deal with the European Union has...
Oct. 19, 2019

Rights lawyers: Egypt frees more than 100 held in crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian rights lawyers say authorities have released over 100 people who were among hundreds more arrested in a sweeping crackdown following small but rare anti-government protests last...
Oct. 19, 2019

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